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Raw Pumpkin-Chai Tarts

  • Author: Alex Caspero MA, RD
  • Category: dessert, sweets,

Description

Pumpkin Chai Tarts! Healthy, raw, vegan and gluten-free tarts with vegan chai cream and pear.


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Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 3 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • pinch salt

Chai-Pumpkin Filling:

  • 1/4 cup chai tea, unsweetened
  • 1 chai tea bag, contents emptied
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup cashews, soaked for 2 hours, drained
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil

Topping:

  • 2 ripe pears, sliced into thin 1/2 moons

Instructions

For the crust:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender.
  2. Pulse to combine
  3. Press into tart pan or mini tart pans
  4. Place in freezer to harden, about 1 hour.

For the filling:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour into tart pans and tap to settle.
  3. Place back in the freezer to firm up, about 30-60 minutes.
  4. Remove from freezer, pop out of tart pan and top with sliced pears.